News

July 2018

Yesilevskiy Named Shaw Endowed Professor

July 5, 2018

The College of Engineering & Computer Science has announced the hiring of Yevgeniy “Yev” Yesilevskiy as the Kenneth A. and Mary Ann Shaw Endowed Professor of Practice in Entrepreneurial Leadership. The Shaw Endowed Professor of Practice in Entrepreneurial Leadership was generously established by Syracuse University Life Trustee William “Bill” F. Allyn G’59 and his wife, Janet “Penny” Jones Allyn ’60, Read more

Billboard Magazine Lists Bandier Program among Best Music Business Schools for 2018

July 3, 2018

The Newhouse School’s Bandier Program has been named to Billboard magazine’s 2018 list of the country’s best music business schools. The Bandier Program combines the study of the business of music, media, marketing and entrepreneurship with hands-on experiences to prepare students for a successful career in the music industry. Established at Syracuse University in 2006, the program moved to the Read more

June 2018

Strasser Professorship Deepens Alumnus’s Philanthropic Legacy at Maxwell

June 21, 2018

A new, $3-million philanthropic commitment from alumnus Joseph Strasser ’53 B.A. (History)/’58 M.P.A. will create a permanently endowed and named professorship in public administration at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, while also building on a legacy of giving that places Strasser among the most significant Maxwell donors of all time. The Joseph A. Strasser Endowed Professorship in Read more

Syracuse Awarded $1 Million Grant to Support Diversity, Inclusion in STEM

June 20, 2018

Syracuse University is a 2018 recipient of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Inclusive Excellence grant, supporting diversity and inclusion in science education. The five-year, $1 million grant will fund the University’s Collaborative High-Impact Activities in Natural Science Education (CHANcE) Project, which seeks to build an inclusive culture in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields nationwide. Vice Chancellor Read more

Clements Award Supports Nine Students with Unique Internships

June 1, 2018

The Mark and Pearle Clements Internship Awards enable Syracuse University students to hold unique internships that would not be possible without financial help. After an extensive application process, nine students were awarded the Clements Internship Award for their internship this year. Clements interns will usually spend one summer away from the University, working under the guidance and supervision of an Read more

May 2018

Yahoo Donates Servers for Research Processing

May 15, 2018

Yahoo Labs has made an initial donation of 120 servers, or about 1,000 cores, that have been installed as part of the University’s Research Computing facilities in Machinery Hall. The donation was secured by Reza Zafarani, assistant professor in the College of Engineering and Computer Science and director of the Data Lab. The search to answer research questions through vast Read more

Syracuse University Announces $118 Million Investment to Create a New Stadium Experience

May 14, 2018

A new fixed roof, a vertically hung scoreboard, state-of-the-art sound and lighting systems, improved accessibility and added Wi-Fi capabilities are just a handful of features visitors to Syracuse University’s stadium will experience beginning in fall 2020. The $118 million investment, authorized by the Board of Trustees, will enable the University to create a new stadium experience for students, faculty, staff, Read more

Construction Underway on Barnes Center at The Arch

May 10, 2018

Construction is now well underway on the Barnes Center at The Arch, a new health and wellness complex that will open in fall 2019. The new complex will provide students, faculty and staff a brand new space to improve their health and engage with a myriad of wellness resources as they balance the rigors of academic life and the pursuit Read more

Tammy Hong, Justine Paul Named 2018 Seinfeld Scholars

May 10, 2018

Seniors Tammy Hong and Justine Paul have been named Syracuse University’s 2018 Seinfeld Scholars. Hong is a triple major in history (College of Arts and Sciences/Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs), art history (Arts and Sciences), and arts (Arts and Sciences). Paul is a bioengineering major in the College of Engineering and Computer Science. Each year Syracuse University honors Read more

James Leng Named Harry der Boghosian Fellow for 2018-19

May 3, 2018

Syracuse University School of Architecture has announced that architect and educator James Leng is the Harry der Boghosian Fellow for 2018-19. The Boghosian Fellowship at Syracuse Architecture—established in early 2015 in memory of Harry der Boghosian ’54 by his sister Paula der Boghosian ’64—makes it possible for junior faculty to spend a year developing a body of design research based on Read more

April 2018

Danielle Schaf Is Syracuse University’s First Beinecke Scholar

April 26, 2018

Danielle Schaf, a junior majoring in anthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Maxwell School and in forensic science and writing and rhetoric in Arts and Sciences and a member of the Renée Crown University Honors Program, is a recipient of a 2018 Beinecke Scholarship. She is one of just 18 students awarded the Beinecke Scholarship for Read more

Jennifer Karas Montez Awarded Prestigious Carnegie Fellowship

April 25, 2018

Jennifer Karas Montez, the Gerald B. Cramer Faculty Scholar in Aging Studies in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, has been named a 2018 Andrew Carnegie Fellow, the most generous and prestigious fellowship in the social sciences and humanities. According to an announcement by the Carnegie Corporation of New York, Karas Montez and 30 other “extraordinary scholars and Read more

Professors Honored with Prestigious Meredith and Teaching Recognition Awards

April 19, 2018

Michelle Kaarst-Brown, associate professor in the School of Information Studies, and Tom Perreault, professor of geography in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, have been named the 2018-21 Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professors for Teaching Excellence. A substantial bequest from the estate of L. Douglas Meredith, a 1926 graduate Read more

Syracuse University Celebrates Life of Martin J. Whitman ’49, H’08

April 17, 2018

Martin J. Whitman ’49, H’08, an investment industry visionary and generous benefactor to Syracuse University and its management school that bears his name, passed away April 16. A dedicated mentor and teacher who regularly returned to Syracuse to share his wisdom with students in the classroom, Whitman was an Honorary Trustee at the time of his passing. The son of Read more

March 2018

Gift Will Fund Professorship, Research in Energy and Environmental Policy

March 9, 2018

A $250,000 gift from Maxwell School alumnus James Ajello ’76 MPA will create a new professorship in energy and environmental policy while supporting interdisciplinary research projects in that field. The gift, with an initial term of five years, also funds opportunities—both training and research—for graduate and undergraduate students. Maxwell professor Peter Wilcoxen will serve as the inaugural Ajello Professor in Read more